Milk vending machine in London, England, circa 1931.
A man has his boots cleaned by an automatic penny-in-the-slot boot-polishing machine, circa 1907.
A vending machine sells fruit in London, England, circa 1929.
A woman operating the first vending machine in Britain to sell potatoes at a greengrocer’s shop at Chelsea, London, on Oct. 22, 1962. The machine provided a round-the-clock service.
Three women enjoy soup from a Campbell’s Soup vending machine in their office, 1950s. One woman opens a can of soup with a floor-mounted can opener.
At the Second Automatic Vending Exhibition in London, a woman helps herself to a vending machine-mixed whisky and soda on Feb. 15, 1960.
A vending machine selling clocks in Berlin, Germany, circa 1963.
A woman buys a carton of milk from a vending machine, U.K. May 1960.
(I used these. They were around until the late 1970s.)
Coal machine distributor in England.
Two women try out the first nylon tights vending machine in Paris, circa 1965.
Vending machine selling hot sausages presented at the industries fair in Berlin, Germany, circa 1954.
A woman getting a pint of draught bitter from a vending machine, circa 1960s.
An English man demonstrates an egg vending machine at the gate of his farm on Sep. 9, 1963.